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Title: Facile hydrothermal preparation of hierarchically assembled, porous single-crystalline ZnO nanoplates and their application in dye-sensitized solar cells
Authors: Qiu, Yongcai
Chen, Wei
Yang, Shihe
Keywords: FT-IR spectrum
TGA trace
Nanoplate assembly mechanism
Structural packing of hydrozincite and wurtzite ZnO
Cross sectional views of ZnO nanoplates
Issue Date: 2010
Citation: Journal of materials chemistry, v. 20, iss. 5, p. 1001-1006, 2010
Abstract: Bottom-up engineering of semiconductor nanostructures holds high potential for designing the next generation of solar cells. A superstructure of meso/micro-porous single-crystalline ZnO nanoplates is created by controlled thermal decomposition of a nanoplate precursor prepared from a hydrothermal process. This unique porous nanoplate structure has proved to be an excellent candidate for constructing photoanodes of low-cost and high-performance dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC).
Rights: © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2010
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1783.1/6649
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